THE IMPACTS OF THE CONSTRUCTION TRIFECTA | “Wet weather forecasts for spring and summer will likely cause more construction delays as the 2022 trifecta of Covid, rain and price escalation continues to take its toll.” Mackenzie Scott, The Australian.
Roberts Co CEO Alison Mirams said she believed the impact of more wet needed to be taken seriously by industry and governments. She said financial aid and extreme weather declarations would help the industry.
“When we were in Covid, there was the lost productivity payment made to workers,” she said. “I’d love the government to bring something back to help people when there’s a rain event; you’ve got no productivity, but you’ve still got all your wages.”
Read the full article here by Mackenzie Scott in The Australian.